Yoga Vitamins: "Faith, energy, mindfulness, right perception, knowledge." - BKS Iyengar
Class and Course Descriptions
Yoga classes are taught in a safe, effective manner for greater stability, ease, and balance. Visit Instructors page for information on multi-style yoga classes.
YOGA BASIC - For students brand new to Yoga! Students learn to move with greater awareness, and develop inner focus in standing and seated postures. Students learn how and when to use props, such as blocks, blankets, bolsters, or belts, to help support poses. Basic, concise, fun.
Iyengar Level 1 - This a dynamic, ongoing class designed for students for continuing students. It is a review and refinement of the basics. Focus is on standing and seated posture variations. More variations on standing poses, and backbends are introduced. Students work toward basic shoulder stand. Structure, Focus, Clarity.
Iyengar Level II - This class is suitable for experienced students. Principles of Iyengar Yoga Method from Level I are reviewed and practiced. Growth, movement, confidence.
Iyengar Level III- This class is for experienced students. We will explore deeper backbends, shoulder stand and headstand. Steady, Mindful, Consistent.
Iyengar “Yoga 3” - Mixed Levels - This class is taught in “vinyasa” style, allowing students to focus on the development of their practice with an inward focus. Inspiring, Lucid, Mindful.
Challenging, intelligent, focused. Iyengar Easy Pace We use chairs for extra support in many poses, when necessary. Move at your own pace. Mindful, stabilizing, comforting.
Introduction to Iyengar Yoga- This is a special five week course that gives students an overiew to the Iyengar method of yoga. Offered once each season.
Women’s Wellness (All Levels) - A class for women of all ages and stages, enhancing awareness of how yoga affects all systems of the body, promoting health and wellness through yoga movement and healing practices. Nurturing, Supportive, Intelligent.
Private Classes Private classes in yoga offer students at all levels an opportunity to work one-on-one with the instructor to meet individual needs. Please call to make an appointment.
Chair Yoga For those with limited mobility. Joyful, Creative, Calming.
NEW! Children’s Yoga - Ages 5-12 This class is perfect to help kids move, breathe, and express themselves!
Teen Energy© Yoga Calling all teens to learn the “yoga way” to health and wellness. Inspiring, dynamic and creative.
Specialized Yoga for Common Ailments These classes are designed for those who need to move at a more moderate pace, due to injury or personal concern. Specialized classes focus on common ailments, such as back care, neck and shoulder care, care for the knees, improved balance, strength, mobility, or other limiting conditions. All ages/levels are welcome. Therapeutic, supported, balanced.
Yoga for the Special Child® All children are special!! This class is for children with special needs or learning disabilities. Classes are taught one-on-one. Please contact instructor.
YOGA, MOVEMENT AND EDUCATION
Workshops Extended length classes to study and practice yoga. A great way to deepen your practice. See our Workshops page for details on upcoming classes and workshops.
Montessori and Movement An “moving to learn” program for preschoolers based upon the theories and practices of educational leader Dr. Maria Montessori.
PALOS PARK CLASSES: All Levels. Great Introduction to Yoga at the Palos Park Recreation Center.
MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Southwest Location.